Subject: Re: NetBSD Web Site!
To: Mike Long <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/22/1998 18:33:16
Mike Long writes:
>I don't like the concept of adding perl to the distribution because
>IMHO it's a lot of bloat for not much more functionality than already
>exists (awk, sh, &c.).  However, that doesn't mean that I would have a

While I'm not agitating for adding perl either and as many might
know I write more shell scripts than most :-), I must point out
that for non-trivial scripts, the perl equivalent is typically at
least 3 times faster.